All you need to know before visiting Cuba

Cuba art

Budget The first thing you need to know is that Cuba has two official currencies. Most locals get paid in Cuban pesos (CUP), while in tourism Convertible pesos (CUC) are used (1 CUC equals 1 USD). With CUP you can only purchase the basics, such as fruits and vegetables, smaller meals, basic groceries and produce, street snacks and collectivo (shared taxi) and intercity bus rides. With CUC you can pay for everything else - accommodation, excursions, meals at sit-down restaurants, more comfortable 'tourist' transportation, internet, car rentals, etc. If you stick to the basics - the items and services that...

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Cuba travel itinerary

Beautiful Cuba

From Kingston, Jamaica we took a flight to Santiago de Cuba, a city located in the south-eastern area of the beautiful island. Cuba is unique in every single way. The largest island in the Caribbean is known for its tropical weather, unparalleled nature, beautiful white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, rich history, culture, and art, vintage cars and colorful buildings, Salsa music and dance, Cha-cha-cha and Mambo, Cuban cigars, delicious coffee, rum, tasty cocktails like Cuba Libre, Mojito, and Daiquiri, the Cuban Revolution, and turbulent politics. Cuba is a world of its own, a country full of magic and romance, a must-see for every...

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